Soccer - women 2015: UMaine-Farmington

Posted by: MBR on Mon Oct 5th, 2015 4:52 am
Beavers Stunned by Pilgrims in Double OvertimeHENNIKER, N.H. – A late goal in double overtime by New England College (6-7-1, 3-2-0) stunned the University of Maine at Farmington (2-7-1, 0-3-1) women’s soccer team with a 3-2 North Atlantic Conference win on Sunday at Don Melander Field.The Beavers grabbed a 2-0 lead with a pair of goals coming from two rookies. Lydia Roy (Waterville, Maine/Waterville) tallied her fourth goal of the season in the eighth minute. Roy would break free and challenge Pilgrim keeper Mackenzie Meegan. Meegan would turn away Roy’s initial shot but Roy would rebound in her miss.Ashley Gleason (Scarborough, Maine/Scarborough) doubled UMF’s advantage in the 68th minute with the assist coming from Roy. Gleason screened a NEC defender and launched a shot into the lower right corner of the net.New England College answered thirty seconds later when Tara Bainbridge broke the shutout. Jaycie Triandafilou tied the game with 9:13 left in regulation to force the extra periods.In the first overtime period, UMF pushed the tempo in an attempt to score the walk-off winner. Bridget Humphrey (Jefferson, Maine/Erskine Academy) fired a shot on goal with ten seconds to go, but her shot resulted in a save.NEC’s Dawn Johnson would take a free-kick in the second overtime that would reflect off Banbridge and land right to Thomas, who lined the game-winning score.Sam Hatch (Hebron, Maine/Oxford Hills) recorded 13 saves in the conference duel, which was her fourth game with at least ten saves in the last five games.UMaine-Farmington returns to non-conference action on Tuesday at the University of Southern Maine.
Posted by: MBR on Wed Oct 7th, 2015 6:56 am
Roy and Gleason Power UMF to Largest Win Ever Over USMGORHAM, Maine – The University of Maine at Farmington (3-7-1) women's soccer team snapped a three-game skid on Wednesday with a 4-1 non-conference win at the University of Southern Maine (3-7).The dual-threat of freshmen Lydia Roy (Waterville, Maine/Waterville) and Ashley Gleason (Scarborough, Maine/Scarborough) helped the Beavers take an early 2-0 lead. In the fifth minute, Gleason played the ball in front of the goal and then dished the assist off to Roy, who tallied her fifth goal of the year.Four minutes later, Gleason scored a goal of her own by capitalizing on a turnover. The Huskies turned the ball over at the top of the box and Gleason was there for the breakaway score. Katie Clark (Westbrook, Maine/Westbrook) gave UMF a 3-0 edge in the 16 minute when the senior fired a shot from about 30 yards out for the unassisted goal.After USM got on the board in the 59th minute, Bridget Humphrey (Jefferson, Maine/Erskine Academy) added the final goal of the contest with a penalty kick in the final two minutes.Today's win marks the largest margin of victory on record for the Beavers against the Huskies. UMF has yet to lose to USM in the last four meetings (3-0-1) and have outscored the Huskies 11-6.UMaine-Farmington returns home on Saturday to host Castleton University at 12:30 p.m. ... 1006qnl2qm
Posted by: MBR on Sun Oct 11th, 2015 7:52 am
Spartans Offense Too Much for UMF, Fall 6-1FARMINGTON, Maine – Castleton University (7-6-0, 5-0-0) produced four first half goals on its way to a 6-1 North Atlantic Conference win over the University of Maine at Farmington (3-8-1, 0-4-1) on Saturday afternoon.Mallory Costello tallied the first goal of the game in the ninth minute for her 13th goal of the season. The Beavers answered back less than three minutes later when Lydia Roy (Waterville, Maine/Waterville) tied the game. Ashley Gleason (Scarborough, Maine/Scarborough) sent a nice pass through the Castleton defense and Roy lined a shot into the left side of the net.Castleton responded with four unanswered goals to close out the half, including two goals from Shelby McLenithan.In the second half, Costello only needed five minutes to notch her second goal of the contest. In the final minute, Bronwen Hopwood gave the Spartans their final margin of victory.Sam Hatch (Hebron, Maine/Oxford Hills) and Kiana Thompson (Industry, Maine/Mt. Blue) each spent a half in net and save four shots apiece.UMaine-Farmington returns to conference action on Sunday afternoon when Green Mountain visits Leib Field. ... 1010n2klsm
Posted by: MBR on Mon Oct 12th, 2015 6:57 am
Beavers Earn First Conference Win Behind Duo of Roy and GleasonFARMINGTON, Maine – The dynamic duo of Lydia Roy (Waterville, Maine/Waterville) and Ashley Gleason (Scarborough, Maine/Scarborough) tallied two goals and three assists in the University of Maine at Farmington (4-8-1, 1-4-1) women's soccer team's, 3-0, North Atlantic Conference shutout over Green Mountain College (0-10-0, 0-5-0) on Sunday afternoon.The Beavers jumped out to the early lead with Gleason setting Roy up less than a minute into the game. Gleason passed a ball to her left and Roy dribbled in and launched a rocket into the left side of the net.In the seventh minute, the duo switched roles and Roy set up Gleason to double the Beavers' lead. From inside the box, Roy sent a cross to the right side and Gleason booted home her seventh goal of the season.Bridget Humphrey (Jefferson, Maine/Erskine Academy) notched her sixth goal of the season in the 15th minute on a free kick. Gleason started the attack by tapping the ball to start the free kick and Humphrey nailed her shot into the top left corner of the goal.Sam Hatch (Hebron, Maine/Oxford Hills) and Kiana Thompson (Industry, Maine/Mt. Blue) combined to earn the shutout. Hatched saved six shots to pick up the victory with Thompson saving a pair of shots.UMaine-Farmington returns to conference action on Thursday when the Beavers host Thomas College at 3:15. ... 1011ln67z0
Posted by: MBR on Fri Oct 16th, 2015 7:14 am
Kinney and Murano Set a Career Mark in UMF’s Win Over ThomasFARMINGTON, Maine – Kaiti Kinney (Surry, Maine/Ellsworth) and Haley Murano (Brunswick, Maine/Brunswick) tallied their first-career goals as the University of Maine at Farmington (4-7-1, 2-4-1) topped Thomas College (6-7-0, 3-3-0) with a 3-0 shutout victory on Thursday afternoon in North Atlantic Conference action.Kinney only needed a little over a minute into the game to get the Beavers on the scoreboard. After the Beavers pushed the tempo, Lydia Roy headed a pass in front of the net to Kinney, who knocked in the go-ahead score.The lone goal stayed intact until Bridget Humphrey (Jefferson, Maine/Erskine Academy) doubled UMF's lead in the 70th minute. Humphrey lined a shot from, just outside of the box, which deflected off the post and into the back of the net.Humphrey set up Farmington's final goal by taking a free kick on the right side of the box. Humphrey launched the cross to the far side of the goal where Murano was standing for the easy header.The Beavers were on the attack for nearly the entire game by outshooting the Terriers, 40-6.In her first-career start in goal, Kiana Thompson (Industry, Maine/Mt. Blue) earned her first-career victory for UMF with a pair of saves.UMaine-Farmington hosts Bowdoin on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. in the non-conference finale of the season. ... 1015qmt9en
Posted by: MBR on Mon Oct 19th, 2015 7:58 am
Bowdoin Slides By UMF Behind an Early First Half GoalFARMINGTON, Maine – Bowdoin College (7-4-1) was able to hold onto a 1-0 non-conference win over the University of Maine at Farmington (5-9-1) women's soccer team behind Maggie Godley's eventual game-winning goal on Sunday at Leib Field.Godley tallied the only goal of the contest in the 18th minute. The Polar Bears were on the attack as Brigit Bergin lined a shot on goal but UMF goalie Kiana Thompson (Industry, Maine/Mt. Blue) was able to deflect it away. As the Beavers tried to clear it, Godley was able to come away with the ball and booted in her first goal of the contest.UMF's best scoring chance came before Godley's goal in the 10th minute. The Beavers forced a turnover, which led to Lydia Roy (Waterville, Maine/Waterville) having a breakaway opportunity, but the freshman got just behind her shot attempt enough so it sailed high over the crossbar.Thompson matched the second-most saves by a UMF keeper in one game with 17 stops. Rachel Stout recorded one save for Bowdoin on her way to the shutout victory.UMaine-Farmington travels to Husson on Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. ... 1018qiftrb
Posted by: MBR on Wed Oct 21st, 2015 9:20 am
UMF Blanks Husson For the First Time Since 2010BANGOR, Maine – Ashley Gleason (Scarborough, Maine/Scarborough) recorded her second multi-goal game of the season as the University of Maine at Farmington (6-9-1, 3-4-1) silenced Husson University (6-8-1, 3-4) with a 4-0 North Atlantic Conference win on Tuesday evening at Boucher Field.Bridget Humphrey (Jefferson, Maine/Erskine Academy) pushed the Beavers into the lead in the 14th minute. Humphrey tallied her eighth goal of the season after getting the assist from Dayle Jordan (Greene, Maine/St. Dominic).Gleason doubled the Beavers' lead in the 20th minute with her team-leading ninth goal of the season as Humphrey dished the assist.With the clock approaching twelve minutes remaining in the half, Gleason scored UMF's final goal of the opening period with a penalty kick.The second half was fairly silent until Katie Clark (Westbrook, Maine/Westbrook) gave Farmington its final margin of victory in the 77th minute with an unassisted goal.Kiana Thompson (Industry, Maine/Mt. Blue) recorded her second shutout victory in the last three games as the sophomore saved nine shots.Despite getting outshot, 20-18, and Husson winning the corner kicks battle, 9-3, the Beavers held the Eagles without a goal for the first time since 2010.UMaine-Farmington hosts Lyndon State on Saturday at 12:00 p.m. in the regular season finale. ... 1020sxh65f
Posted by: MBR on Sun Oct 25th, 2015 8:55 am
UMF Celebrates Senior Day with a 3-2 Win Over LyndonFARMINGTON, Maine – The University of Maine at Farmington women's soccer team (7-9-1, 4-4-1) held on for a 3-2 North Atlantic Conference win over Lyndon State College (2-12-1, 1-8-0) on Senior Day at Leib Field.Ashley Gleason (Scarborough, Maine/Scarborough) only needed eight and a half minutes to give UMF the lead in the first half. Bridget Humphrey (Jefferson, Maine/Erskine Academy) passed a through ball to Gleason, who jumped up for the header and lined the shot into the right side of the net.Gleason's goal stood for the remainder of the half and into the second half until senior Dayle Jordan (Greene, Maine/St. Dominic) doubled UMF's lead with a header in the 47th minute. Katie Clark (Westbrook, Maine/Westbrook) took a corner for the Beavers and launched a pass to the far side of the net where Jordan leaped up and knocked in the second goal of the contest.Aintanna Greenwood got the Hornets on the scoreboard about a minute later. Greenwood took a free kick from the corner of the box and her shot snuck under the crossbar for the goal. In the 63rd minute, UMF scored the decisive goal off the cleat of Clark. Lydia Roy (Waterville, Maine/Waterville) was handling the ball in the box and dished to her right to Clark, who booted in her fifth goal of the season.The Hornets clawed back into the contest with less than five minutes remaining behind Kajah Rooke's unassisted goal on a free kick, but the Beavers' defense stepped up and secured the win in the final minutes.Sam Hatch (Hebron, Maine/Oxford Hills) and Kiana Thompson (Industry, Maine/Mt. Blue) split time in net to secure the win with Thompson making three saves.UMaine-Farmington will wait for the North Atlantic Conference to announce the playoff pairings on Sunday. ... 1024mtantv
Posted by: MBR on Sun Nov 1st, 2015 8:08 am
UMF’s Run for NAC Title Ends at New England CollegeHENNIKER, N.H. – The University of Maine at Farmington (7-10-1) women's soccer team was knocked out of the North Atlantic Conference quarterfinal tournament game on Saturday afternoon with a 5-1 loss at New England College (9-10-1).NEC's Jaycie Triandafilou tallied her first of five goals in the contest in the 17th minute. Bridget Humphrey (Jefferson, Maine/Erskine Academy) answered with the equalizer less than 45 seconds later, but the Beavers could not generate enough momentum to stop Triandafilou and the Pilgrims' offense.After the Pilgrims scored a goal under the ten minute mark of the first half, Triandafilou charted a second half hat trick to push NEC into the semifinal game.Kiana Thompson (Industry, Maine/Mt. Blue) saved five shots for the Beavers.UMaine-Farmington's bid for a conference title ends in the quarterfinal round by New England College for the second straight season. ... 1031qrljyz